The other 1917

Premiering at the 2020 Rotterdam film festival, João Nuno Pinto’s MOSQUITO is an provocative, if derivative, odyssey into the heart of colonial darkness

Jorge Mourinha
Jan 24, 2020 · 4 min read
MOSQUITO, Portugal/France/Brazil/Mozambique 2019, 122 minutes. Starring João Nunes Monteiro, João Lagarto, Filipe Duarte, Josefina Massango, Sebastian Jehkul, Ana Magaia and Camané. Directed by João Nuno Pinto; screenplay by Fernanda Polacow and Gonçalo Waddington, from a story by Pinto. Leopardo Filmes/Alfama Films, premiering in the Big Screen Competition at IFFR 2020.
João Nunes Monteiro as Zacarias. Credit: Leopardo Filmes
João Nunes Monteiro as Zacarias and Sebastian Jehkul as Rudolf. Credit: Leopardo Filmes

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